Blog of railway's digitalization

This blog wants to bring knowledge and new points of view to those who are in the process of creating a Digitalization strategy. Choose the tools of the future to support the operation and maintenance.

Railway data integration, visualization and analysis

Posted by smart motors on Sep 1, 2021 9:27:09 AM

Railway sector is improving thanks to efficient data concentrators that brings the key information to improve decision making and allows to automate processes and therfore, improve the service for final users. Who would have imagine years ago that we would be able to predict breakdowns by tracking and knowing the exact real condition of the assets. How is your company going to overcome the massive amount of incoming data?

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Topics: Condition-Monitoring, DAVANA

Integrated rail data management: emerging trends for unpredictable times

Posted by smart motors on May 15, 2021 11:48:13 AM

Thinking about the future of mobility, we see a different world, where we will work in a more decentralized way, we see private transport less necessary, we see public transport networks that reach further, are more efficient and sustainable, faster and more accessible. The future will be a perfect union between the autonomous private or shared vehicle and collective transport in a perfect symbiosis where digitalization and artificial intelligence will be the backbone elements.

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Topics: Digital Railway, Digitalization Platform

Condition based maintenance railway tools

Posted by smart motors on Apr 7, 2021 4:38:00 PM

Following the post from last month, we here detail tools within SAVANA Digitalization platform. 

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Topics: condition-based maintenance, Digitalization Platform

Strategy on Condition based maintenance for railways

Posted by smart motors on Mar 1, 2021 4:23:00 PM

When it comes to maintenance, all transportation companies agree on the benefits of applying predictive algorithms to identify breakdowns before they occur. But, how we evolve from standard preventive maintenance plans to maintenance plans adapted to the needs of each asset, its role on the network and staff availability?

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Topics: condition-based maintenance, CBM, railway, Digitalization Platform

How to design an effective strategy for the digitalization of the railway?

Posted by smart motors on Oct 5, 2020 4:20:00 PM

The railway sector is in the midst of a unique and irreversible process of Digital Transformation. The operators and maintainers are immersed in the selection of solutions on Digitalization that are suitable to improve the service and optimize the use of resources.

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Topics: Blog, Featured

Passenger counting benefits and monitoring methods

Posted by smart motors on Jul 13, 2020 9:00:42 AM
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Topics: occupancy, Rolling Stock, Digitalization, Rolling stock monitoring, social distancing, Passenger, SAVANA, Train monitoring, counting, Blog

An interview with the Director of Transit Service, Maintenance and Projects Area at Metro de Barcelona, Ignasi Oliver.

Posted by smartmotors on Jun 5, 2020 12:32:00 PM

Ignasi Oliver, the Director of Transit Service, Maintenance and Projects Area at Metro de Barcelona, talks about the value of adapting to innovation in the railway sector and shares his experience of more than 30 years implementing Digital Strategies.

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Topics: interview, Metro Barcelona, SAVANA, TMB, Blog

New smart point machine Heating system, providing condition monitoring and remote control

Posted by smart motors on Mar 2, 2020 1:13:50 PM

Point machine Heating systems improve their availability and performance thanks to Digitalization

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Topics: PREDICTION, point machine heaters, REMOTE CONTROLLED, CONDITION BASED, Condition-Monitoring, heating, HEATING SYSTEM, Blog, ELECTRICAL HEATERS

New maintenance model based on real data for point machines

Posted by smart motors on Jan 14, 2020 8:00:00 AM

Currently and since quite some time, the maintenance of point machines has been performed on the bases of regular maintenance plans  stipulated by the manufacturer. These plans mainly determine the frequency of the inspections and the tasks that should be performed during the different types of maintenance works.

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Topics: Blog, Point machine

The paramount importance of point machine monitoring

Posted by smart motors on Dec 2, 2019 11:00:18 AM

A significant part of the budget for the maintenance of point machines is destined for corrective tasks that need to be carried out after the occurrence of an error in a point machine that causes a standstill of the service. For this reason it is of great importance-of point machine monitoring.

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Topics: Blog, Point machine